'Fakeosphere' latest Web trap for consumers

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Thankful, Nov 4, 2009.

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  1. Thankful

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    Disturbing but hardly new: In 1962, Jürgen Habermas already noted that PR was invading public opinion by systematically engineering consent: 'The world fashioned by the mass media is a public sphere in appearance only.' A more contemporary take on this practice can be found here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astroturfing
     
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